World Health Day LA

WHDLAlogo_square_onwhiteFor six years the USC Institute for Global Health organized World Health Day LA, a community-wide global health event that wrapped up the annual Global Health Awareness Week at USC. The event took place on or around April 7, the date of the World Health Organization’s annual World Health Day, which marks its establishment in 1948.

Coordinated with assistance from student volunteers USC and other universities, the planning committees organized the event’s entertainment, family-friendly activities and health screenings–all of which were available for free to the community.

2015 World Health Day LA

The final World Health Day LA attracted more than a hundred community members to Ramona Gardens recreational center for free health screenings and family activities. (more…)... read more →

2014 World Health Day LA

The sixth annual USC Global Health Awareness Week focused on the World Health Organization’s 2014 theme of vector-borne disease and culminated with the World Health Day LA health and activities fair on April 5. (more&helli... read more →

2013 World Health Day LA

Dozens of kids and families got their hearts pumping at the fourth annual World Health Day LA, a free community event that offered heart-healthy sports activities, health screenings, entertainment and education at the Expo Ce... read more →

2012 World Health Day LA

World Health Day LA 2012: Going for the Gold took place  Saturday, April 7, 2012, at the Los Angeles Expo Center, at the end of the 2012 Global health Awareness Week. In honor of the 2012 Olympic games, the event feature... read more →

2011 World Health Day LA

Students, faculty and staff from UCLA, USC and Western University of Health Sciences teamed up to present the 3rd Annual 2011 World Health Day Los Angeles event, "Pollution Solutions" on April 9, 2011, during Global Health Aw... read more →

2010 World Health Day LA

USC, LAFC and UCLA paired up to create a successful event in Huntington Park on Sunday April 18, 2010, following the 2010 Global Health Awareness Week. Thousands of people from around the community came together to play socce... read more →
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